Context-Sensitive Modernism in the Suburbs

Greg Flisram reports on a unique 50s era suburban development in Madison, Wisconsin that has an unusual early design that is modest in size and sensitive to the environment.

Flisram writes about the unique suburb:

"More than just a collection of rare houses, the neighborhood represents something almost existential: a decades-ago marriage of enlightened consumerism and environmental ethics. So is this suburbanism as it was always meant to be-light on the land, lighter still on the ranch dressing?"

Many of the homes were designed by students of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Pictures at Metropolis.

Full Story: Still Modern After All These Years

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